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Dementia Was Extremely Rare in Ancient Greece and Rome, Suggesting Sedentary Lifestyles and Pollution are to Blame

A recent analysis from researchers at the University of Southern California has found that medical texts from 2500 years ago rarely mentioned severe memory loss, suggesting that widespread dementia seen today may be linked to modern environments and lifestyles. It’s commonly thought that age-related dementia has always existed, dating back to ancient times. However, this […]